BC: Work Cited | www.civilwaracadamy.com www/civilwarhome.com www.civilwar.org www.sonofthesouth.net
FC: Civil War: | By: Ta'ah Kelley | The Battle of Spotsylyvania
1: Civil War Summary | The Civil War was a fight to preserve the Union, which was the United States of America, from the conception of the Constitution from 1861-1865. The Confederate States wanted to keep Slavery and The Union wanted to get rid of it. Thats when Abraham Lincoln made the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 which would free the slaves. The Confederate States saw Jefferson Davis as their president not Abraham Lincoln so this never took place till after the Civil War.
2: The Battle of Spotsylyvania | The Battle of Spotsylyvania pitted General Robert E. Lee and his union counterpart, General Ulysses S. Grant against each other. Both did not desire further conflict. The Union and the Confederacy just completed the bloody battle of the Wilderness and both men, armies, were exhausted.
3: Where was the Battle of Spotsylyvania? | The Battle of Spotsylyvania was at Spotsylyvania Courthouse in Virginia
4: When was the war? The war was in 1864 May 8th-12th .
5: What was the outcome/who won? How did it effect the war? The Confederate Army wont this battle because Lee repealed the attack of Ulysses Grant.